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CBS
Dec 1, 2012 5:00am PST
angry street protests against islamist president mohamed morsi's attempt to seize almost total power. but today the muslim brotherhood the movement that supports morsi is responding by summoning what they describe as a million man march in cairo and holly williams is there. holly, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well thousands of president morsi's supporters have taken to the streets today. but it follows days of protests by his opponents who accuse the president of behaving like a dictator. on tahrir square in cairo yesterday tens of thousands of protesters converged again. their outrage is directed at president mohamed morsi and his islamist allies who dominant the panel who wrote the draft of egypt's new constitution. it can be put to a referendum before the end the year. the draft constitution gives islamic sharia law a bigger role and empowers the state to protect morals and values but there are few details on what that means. and a clause that specifically guarantees equality for women were removed. this is a blogger who believes the draft constitution could be used to
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am PST
president mohamed morsi prepares to speak to the nation tonight. at least five people were killed overnight and hundreds wounded as the proponents of morsei fought outside the palace gates. holly williams is there. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and norah. egypt's political strife has now spiraled into violence across the country, including a deadly confrontation in cairo last night. supporters and proponents of mohamed morsi battle to control the streets of the presidential palace, fighting with sticks and stones. some people were carrying guns. other people threw molotov cocktails. six people were killed. president morsi's supporters are still camped out on the streets and his opponents are planning more protests later on today. we are just now hearing from the military's elite republican guard. they are ordering all protests off the streets near the palace. and the deadline is less than an hour from now. president morsi's critics are angry about sweeping new powers he gave himself two weeks ago as well as a constitution that's to be put to a referendum, a vote
CBS
Dec 22, 2012 5:00am PST
of jenga where, you know they're waterboarding sheikh mohammed and he says it's the 133rd time it happens to him and all of a sudden we've got bin laden. >> in the movie it's depicted over multiple years that the information is obtained and ultimately leads to finding osama bin laden. there's a team that carries out the killing. like yourself, you've been in this position you've been waterboarded previously. do you consider it a form of torture? >> it is unee kiev ohably torture. essentially the closest description i can give you is this, like being shackled to the bottom of the pool and not being able to get out. >> in 2002 it was banned. do you suspect it may be going on still? >> i do not and i hope we've close thad chapter in our history. >> what about the old practice of flying our prisoners to other countries where torture is not frowned upon? >> the movie there's actually a scene where mya in the cia says to one of the detainees, we can send you else where or stay in pakistan and he wants to talk to her in pakistan because he doesn't want to go elsewhere. >> i can't comment
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
president mohammed morsi battled for control of the streets around the presidential palace. they fought with sticks and stones. some people were carrying guns. other people threw molotov cocktails. egypt state tv says six people were killed. president morsi supporters camped out on the streets and opponents are planning more protest later today. we're just now hearing from the military's elite republican guard they are ordering all protesters off the streets near the pallets and the deadline is less than an hour from now. president morsi's opponents are angry about a new constitution due to be put to a referendum a vote, in less than ten days' time saying he is a dictator and under the new constitution it represents his islam and fails to protect basic rights and freedoms. the president's supporter meanwhile, accuse the opposition of trying to derail egypt's democratic transition. president morsi says that he wants to negotiate, but is determined to push ahead with the referendum. and in the midst of this crisis he is due to address the nation later on today. charlie and norah? >> holly
CBS
Dec 8, 2012 5:00am PST
where there's been no let up in the furious administrate demonstrations against president mohamed morsi and his push to consolidate power. allen pizzey is in cairo this morning with the latest on the confrontation. good morning alan. >> reporter: good morning. as you can see behind me the streets are relatively quiet. the modus operandi is to protest all night and then rest during the day. president morsi issued an appeal for his opposition to come together with him to engaging dialogue and try to resolve this issue but that didn't happen. the opposition refused to come. meanwhile the army actually called for the protesters to sit down and have a little bit of dialogue. that was welcomed by the muslim brotherhood. the army last night did not intervene significantly when protesters, opposition protesters breached the barricades behind me in front of the presidential palace. they sat back and let the proifrts shout and holler and spray paint and pulled back again. the muslim brotherhood has kept its protesters away from the opposition that's in the wake of at least seven dead and more tha
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 7:00am PST
. >> rebecca jarvis, thank you. >> now to the crisis in the middle east. rejecting president mohamed morsi's call for reconciliation, refusing to compromise last night as he spoke to the nation. earlier, morsi got a call from president obama after a deadly confrontation between morsi's supporters and his opponents. holly williams is outside the presidential palace in cairo. >> reporter: some people here hope that after days of protests and blood shed, president morsi would make a major concession last night when he addressed the nation in an effort to restore balance. we are expecting large protests here today outside the palace here in cairo. in the city of alexandria, there have been more violent clashes between president morsei's opponents and his supporters. the president's opponents are demanding that he immediately gives up all of the sweeping new powers that he gave himself two weeks ago. they also want him to postpone a referendum on egypt's new constitution, due to take place in just over a week. critics say that constitution doesn't protect the rights of all egyptians. but
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 7:00am PST
her -- >> she is sleeping at the moment and she has had an uneventful night. >> mohamed morsi under siege after 100,000 protests in the streets. >>> l.a.'s mayor has announced an end to an eight-day strike at the largest port complex. >>> best man's friend is learning a new trick. how to drive a car. get off the road. >> three, two, one. >> god bless us, every one. >>> nine weeks, officially over. >> snooki wants to give baby advice to kate middleton. her number one advice, find out advice to kate middleton. her number one advice, find out who the father is. captioning funded by cbs e to cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." headline out of washington, a lot of talk. not a lot of action. not surprisingly, the white house and congress remain far from any deal to prevent automatic tax hikes and spending cuts. >> with just 27 days to go, republicans are not talking with the obama administration and the president is only talking on tv. major garrett is at the white house. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and norah. yesterday at the white house there were vague reference
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 7:00am PST
from cairo, the vote on the constitution has become a referendum on egypt's islamic president, mohamed morsi. >> reporter: both sides of the egyptian political divide plan major marches and rallies this morning. government supporters are calling a yes vote on the referendum a vote for islam. the opposition is fragmented and far less organized and decided only a few days ago to vote no rather than boycott the ballot. the new constitution was drafted by the ruling islamist party and its hard-line political allies. the mainly secular opposition says the 63-page document does not represent all of egypt's 83 million people and tramples on the rights of minorities such as christians. a major problem is a lack of monitors. a significant number of judges have refused to supervisor the 13,000 polling stations so the voting will have to be held over two days first in major cities an then in the countryside. many egyptians are simply growing weary after two years of political turmoil. adding to their woes is the effect on the economy. the tourism industry has been hard-hit and the prospects of at
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